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JV wrestlers find their lucky number

Oak Ridge's JV wrestling squad ruled the mat at a recent competition. Photo courtesy of Coach Lawrence Divinagracia

Oak Ridge High School’s junior varsity wrestling team had a phenomenal tournament performance at the recent Golden Sierra Invitational. Twenty-seven Oak Ridge wrestlers participated in 6-man brackets with other wrestlers from local high school,s including Vista Del Lago, Jesuit and El Dorado. Twenty-one Trojan wrestlers finished in the top three in their respective brackets – seven champions, seven silvers […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Grace Foundation takes in another abandoned horse

This small, 2-year-old filly was barely clinging to life when park officials found her at the Cosumnes River Preserve on Jan. 16. Courtesy photo

On Jan. 16 a horse, barely clinging to life, was found by park rangers who came to work at the Cosumnes River Preserve. The horse’s condition was so shocking that park officials immediately called a horse transport to come and pick up the horse and take it to Sacramento County Animal Control. The only way […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH man appointed to IRS panel

Samuel Sorich

By Dawn Hodson What do you do once you retire? Why become a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, of course. Or at least that what Sam Sorich did. The president of the Association of California Insurance Companies for the past 25 years, Sorich retired in 2010 and started looking around for interesting things to […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Civil War conspirators come to the library

The 1860s come alive in a free multimedia show on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, when the Clarksville Regional Historical Society presents California and the Civil War. “We’ll look back to the beginning of the war and examine Lincoln’s fear that the Golden State would break away with the South,” said Richard Hurley, the show’s co-author. […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Symphony, Maestro Neumann renew contract

Maestro Michael Neumann

The Folsom Symphony’s Board of Directors announced that Michael Neumann will continue as conductor and music director at least through 2015. The symphony and Neumann agreed to a four-year contract in December that includes an option to renew for three additional years. “We have been so fortunate to have a conductor of Michael’s caliber since […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Encore film festival hosted at Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum will present an encore screening of the 2011 “Place Called Sacramento” film festival at the museum on Thursday, Feb. 4. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Friends of Access Sacramento, PCS filmmakers and fans are invited to celebrate, again, the 10 short films first premiered last October at the Crest Theatre. […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge to host robotics competition

More than 14 Northern California robotics teams will be competing on Sunday, Jan. 22, at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School. The event is hosted by the ORHS Interact Club, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. The competition is free and open to the public. The […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »